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This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

Inside a Two-Day Sex Party at a Nudist Resort

There's a lot to learn about yourself when you take your clothes off.<p>When I tell people I'm going to a naked resort in Jamaica, they respond as though I've just revealed my salary or the details of my last menstruation. It's a long blink or a visible shift backward in their seat. Several ask, after …

Lifestyle

What Sleeping With Married Men Taught Me About Infidelity

I’m not sure it’s possible to justify my liaisons with married men, but what I learned from having them warrants discussion. Not between the wives and me, though I would be interested to hear their side. No, this discussion should happen between wives and husbands, annually, the way we inspect the …

Relationships

5 Myths About Happy Couples (and Why They're False)

True love is not always roses and chocolates. In fact, it can get messy and complicated. Giving up fairytale notions, however, means you won’t be …

Reality TV

Six Revelations About Women and Sex

Today's revelation that the G-spot may be a figment of women's imaginations is just one of several studies in recent months putting the spotlight on …

We were married. But there was no sexual attraction

We first sought out a couples therapist when our daughter, now 18, was an infant. We were unhappy, our marriage lacked intimacy and we were worried about our prospects. Of course, many parents of newborns are unhappy – they are sleep-deprived, their futures are filled with inherent uncertainty and …

Love Stories

13 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

Research has found that attractive people earn up to 14% more money than their unattractive peers.<p>Fortunately, attraction relies on much more than your physical appearance. It's in the way you carry yourself, the folks you hang out with, and how you talk to people — plus a whole lot more.<p>Read on to …

How to Have the 'Bad Girl' Sex You've Only Ever DREAMED Of

Getting in touch with what turns you on can be tough (especially if you're concerned that it might not be acceptable), but embracing these wants—and sharing them with your partner—can make your sex life feel, um, brand-spankin' new. Game to give it a go?<p><b>The Making of a "Good Girl"</b><br>Good girls don't …

10 Ways to Have Better, Stronger Orgasms

Go big or go home.<p>There are orgasms, and then there are hold-it-right-there, don't-stop, floating-on-a-cloud orgasms. When you're aiming for the latter, we know they can seem elusive—or even downright impossible—to achieve. But we've got you covered with 10 science-backed ways to have better …

7 Real Women Confess the Unexpected Objects They've Used to Masturbate

Remember this next time your friend offers you a banana.<p>The phrase "necessity is the mother of invention" has never been more true than when it comes to female masturbation. While guys can rely on their trusty hands whenever that tingly, must-orgasm-now feeling takes over their bodies, the female …

7 ways to put the sexual spark back in your relationship

It happens to the best of couples. In the beginning, the two of you can’t keep your hands off each other. But over time, especially when life gets tough, that sexy spark can fizzle.<p>The signs that a couple is in a sexual rut can vary, according to Amy Levine, a New York City-based sex coach and the …

What Women Really Think About Sex After Marriage

"Believe me, if I were still single right now, I'd want to be married too. I am so much happier with my husband and family."<p>The media depicts sex after marriage as this pretty bleak affair for both genders: men supposedly want more of it, women never have orgasms, etc. In this week's "Sex Talk …

What Women Secretly Want in Bed | Men's Health

<b>Don’t be so polite</b><br>Spank her. Tie her up. Pin her against the wall. Several of the women we polled privately wish for rougher sex.<p>“I want my husband to be more aggressive!” says one wife. “I’m not talking whips, chains, and <i>50 Shades</i>, but a little rougher and more domineering.”<p>Some women fantasize …

23 Things Everyone With A Penis Needs To Know

Consider this the owner's manual you never knew you needed.

High Blood Pressure

10 Sex Things He's Definitely Thought About

He might not have asked, but he's considering it.<p>In case I have to say this — REMINDER: Never assume anyone wants to do anything in bed. The best thing you can do is be open-minded, be honest about what you want, and <i>always</i> ask before you try something new.<p><b>1. Literally anything to do with your butt.</b> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley23 hours …

Men's Fashion

Why You Want Your Sex Life to Be Like a Viagra Ad

No, we're not promoting erectile dysfunction. But we are encouraging you to choose a different goal or ideal for your sex life as a married couple. Less <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> and more Viagra or Cialis commercial.<p>Because that bizarre two-bathtubs-in-nature Cialis ad is actually a great visual example of …

Love

Libido: How Often Women Want Sex, Have Orgasms

We've all heard the ever-persistent cliché that women want sex less than men—and we all live in the real world and know this isn't true. There are plenty of men who regularly turn their partners down, and plenty of women who can't get enough, and vice versa.<p>In fact, if anyone out there still thinks …

My girlfriend and I have hugely different sex drives

<b>I have been with my girlfriend for a year and a half and there’s a huge difference in our sex drives. Even when we finally get down to it, she often does it just to “tick the box”. She says we don’t often connect and that puts her off, but it’s been like that since the beginning. I am ready to</b> …

Relationships

Crazy Sex Kinks Explained | Men's Health

I’ve read this study a half dozen times this week alone. I’ve brought it to dinner parties, and on vacation to read to friends and family members. It’s absolutely fascinating.<p>There is a lot of stuff in there that wouldn’t surprise you. 85 percent of participants enjoy a good spanking. 75 percent …

10 Straight Guys Reveal Their Favorite Sex Moves

They're not lying when they say they love going down on you.<p>Cosmopolitan.com asked 10 twentysomething straight guys what they most love to do in bed with women. And good news: They love cunnilingus.<p><b>1. "I can't wait to go down on her</b><b>."</b> "I like to show her that I can't wait to go down on her so I'll …

Turn-On

B.C. sex-ed: 10 hilarious questions Saleema Noon has been asked

Is the ocean salty because of whale sperm?<p>She's heard it all.<p>Saleema Noon, who has been teaching sex ed in B.C. schools for nearly 15 years, isn't …

Sex Moves Women Hate

Watch Laverne Cox And Nick Offerman In The Best Sex Ed Video Ever

Sex ed isn't just the most awkward, uncomfortable class you'll ever take in high school: Depending on where you live, it's also the one class that …

15 Questions Every Twentysomething Woman Has About Sex

Why the hell can't I come in missionary position if it's supposed to be so great?<p><b>1. Why the hell can't I come in missionary position?</b> This is the position that everyone on TV seems to freaking love so why am I doing it like, "Nothing … still nothing … nope. I am bored."<p><b>2. Why are some guys so weird</b> …

Everything You Need to Know if You're Trying Anal Sex This Weekend | Women's Health

But like, where to even get started? (Answer: lube!) And if you’re already getting it/putting it in the butt, how else can you mix it up?<p>Glad you asked! You’ve got questions, and we’ve got some well-researched answers…<p>Good luck, and let us know how it goes!

How Sexual Energy Helps Arouse Our Creative Genius

Photographer: Craig White<p>Five years ago, I stumbled into a new way of life on the wave of a force so strong that it was impossible for me to ignore. I discovered a whole new pathway to my creative genius and energy -- while sexting.<p>My transformation started in January 2010. I was sitting at my desk …